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Pia Dorfinger

Pia Dorfinger

Director Start-up Ecosystem, German Energy Agency

Ms. Pia Dorfinger is the director for start-up ecosystems at the German Energy Agency and has worked in the international energy transition and climate change sector for 15 years. She is currently in charge of dena's national and international start-up projects, amongst them the Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Global Innovation Platform where every year over 400 start-ups from all around the world apply for the SET Award. Before heading dena's start-up and innovation activities she was a senior expert for renewable energies at the German Energy Agency with a focus on international and EU funded projects. Prior to dena Ms. Dorfinger has worked in the field of renewable energies and climate change in the private and NGO sector in Austria, the UK and the Philippines.

Sponsors & Partners

Platinum Partner

  • Siemens AG


Gold Partner

  • Kaluza

Silver Partner

  • Rolls-Royce Solutions GmbH


  • Hiven Energy
  • PRIME Alliance
  • ProEnergy Services
  • Meters and More


Industry Partners

  • ANIE Federazione
  • ANIMA Confindustria
  • Avere
  • CHARGE Energy Branding
  • CO2 Value
  • COGEN Europe
  • currENT
  • dena
  • DERlab
  • E.DSO
  • EASE
  • Elettricità Futura
  • Energia Media
  • ETN
  • Eurelectric
  • Eurogas
  • Euroheat & Power
  • European Biogas Association
  • European Energy Retailers (EER)
  • Flow Batteries Europe
  • Generazione Distribuita (Distributed Generation)
  • Hydrogen Europe
  • IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission
  • IPPF
  • Lombardy Energy Cleantech Cluster (LE2C)
  • OSGP
  • Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico - RSE SpA
  • SmartEn
  • Start Up Energy Transition (SET)
  • T&D Europe
  • VDMA
  • VGBE Energy